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-- former Vice President Dick Cheney officially throwing her hat in the ring.
Liz Cheney announced her run for the US senate in Wyoming challenging popular three term Republican -- Mike and -- National correspondent season -- is live in Washington on this is steep but this is surprise.
Well Martha no Cheney has been considering the option for quite awhile and now sets up -- primary fight in Wyoming.
Pitting a conservative newcomer from a well known friendly against a three term senator who's popular in his own state.
This Cheney announced she's making that senate run just minutes after making ends he announced he plans to run for a fourth term.
Cheney is the eldest daughter about a former vice president Dick Chaney she's a former State Department official in the George W Bush Administration.
And she -- moved from suburban Virginia last year to Jackson Hole Wyoming.
To position herself for the run.
She announced her run with a thinly veiled reference to Mike in these low -- -- Allen's -- for working with those across the aisle listen.
Instead of cutting deals with the president's liberal allies we should be opposing him every step of the way.
It is necessary for a new generation of leaders to step up to the plate.
I'm running because I know as a mother and a patriot we can no longer afford simply to go along to get along.
We can't continue business as usual in Washington.
Cheney could enjoy a huge advantage in fundraising and he said this week and money raising has always been a problem for me Martha.
And it's going to be an interesting race what it does senator -- and see how is he reacting.
-- he said he wasn't notified the Cheney had made the decision she didn't tell him.
He put out a statement announcing his decision to run and then just after that Cheney released -- video.
And he said of Cheney I thought we were friends and he told reporters she said that if I ran she wasn't gonna run but obviously that wasn't correct.
It's kind of interesting that about thirty minutes after I put out a release saying I intend to run.
That she put out one saying she was running -- the battle lines are drawn in Wyoming are.
-- in just saying.
How about that -- thank you.
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